262 – On Eating Out In The New Normal

The Covid-19 pandemic has definitely shaken up how we live and work today with remote work arrangements, cashless payment methods, online shopping portals, and food delivery apps becoming part of the new normal. Governments worldwide have been exhorting people to stay home and step out only when absolutely necessary to avoid the spread of the … Continue reading 262 – On Eating Out In The New Normal

256 – On A Curry Commemoration: A CoCo Ichibanya Retrospective

Japanese curry joint CoCo Ichibanya has been my go-to restaurant ever since writing about its flagship branch in 2015. Another branch opened at Eastwood Mall (near my workplace) years later. All I had to do whenever I wanted to binge out after a stressful week, celebrate a milestone, or simply splurge on pay days was … Continue reading 256 – On A Curry Commemoration: A CoCo Ichibanya Retrospective

253 – On Budgeting And Avoiding The Dreaded Debt Trap

Nothing beats the euphoric feeling of receiving your salary twice a month. However, a good number do not experience this upon receiving the first tranche. Instead, they worry about budgeting their salary—mainly because a large portion of it ends up as payment for any loans or debts they incurred. This results in a smaller amount … Continue reading 253 – On Budgeting And Avoiding The Dreaded Debt Trap

219 – On Reflections From A Vocation Seminar

AUTHOR'S NOTES: 1, The featured image from this entry is from the PH Jesuits Facebook page. 2. The pictures of the seven churches below were taken during my personal "visita iglesia" or church pilgrimage, usually done before the Holy Week in the Catholic tradition. The greatest losses are opportunities that bring you back to God. … Continue reading 219 – On Reflections From A Vocation Seminar